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Last $31.81 USD
Change Today -1.69 / -5.04%
Volume 1.9M
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us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Details

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. It operates through two segments, Oil & Gas Proppants, and Industrial & Specialty Products. The company offers whole grain commercial silica products to be used as fracturing sand in connection with oil and natural gas recovery, as well as sells its whole grain silica products in various size distributions, grain shapes, and chemical purity levels for manufacturing glass products. It also provides ground commercial silica products for use in plastics, rubber, polishes, cleansers, paints, glazes, textile fiberglass, and precision castings; and fine ground silica for use in premium paints, specialty coatings, sealants, silicone rubber, and epoxies. In addition, the company offers other industrial mineral products, such as aplite, a mineral used to produce container glass and insulation fiberglass; calcined kaolin clay, a mineral primarily used as a functional extender in paints, plastics, specialty coatings, and rubber; and adsorbent made from a mixture of silica and magnesium for preparative and analytical chromatography applications. It serves oil and gas recovery markets; and building products, fillers and extenders, foundry products, chemicals, recreation products, and filtration products industries, as well as container glass, fiberglass, specialty glass, and flat glass products industries. As of December 31, 2014, the company had approximately 363 million tons of proven and probable recoverable mineral reserves. The company, formerly known as GGC USS Holdings, Inc., is headquartered in Frederick, Maryland.

1,092 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15

us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $554.2K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $346.9K
Chief Operating Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $332.0K
Vice President and General Manager of Oil & G...
Total Annual Compensation: $355.6K
Vice President of Strategic Planning
Total Annual Compensation: $277.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Key Developments

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Approves Amendments to its Certificate of Incorporation

The shareholders of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. approved of an amendment to the second amended and restated certificate of incorporation to remove the requirement of plurality voting for directors and approved of amendments to the second amended and restated certificate of incorporation to remove certain provisions relating to ownership of stock by U.S. Silica’s former controlling shareholder at the AGM held on May 7, 2015.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on July 6, 2015

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per common share. The dividend is payable on July 6, 2015 for all shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 15, 2015.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Capital Expenditures Guidance for the Year 2015

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $203,958,000 compared to $180,095,000 a year ago. Operating income was $25,101,000 compared to $28,291,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $18,276,000 compared to $24,521,000 a year ago. Net income was $14,823,000 or $0.27 per diluted share compared to $18,371,000 or $0.34 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $51,283,000 compared to $41,928,000 a year ago. Earnings per share during the quarter were negatively impacted by $8.3 million of business development expenses, $7.6 million of which was related to an adverse, unanticipated arbitration ruling. The sequential decline in profitability was driven primarily by lower volume and pricing in oil and gas, partially offset by favorable pricing and mix in ISP and lower overhead cost across the company. The company generated $19.8 million of net cash from operations and incurred capital expenditures of $13.4 million in the first quarter of 2015. Based on current market conditions, the company anticipates that its capital expenditures for 2015 will be in a range of $60 million to $80 million, due to demand conditions in the Oil and Gas marketplace. The company is now expect the full year tax rate to be approximately 24%.


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